John abraham Biography

John Abraham FilmographyJohn Abraham has very enticing personality and is admired by many fans especially the females. He is certainly the hottest star in the Indian film industry.

 He took entry in the Indian entertainment industry as a handsome model and has come a long way to make a unique reputation for himself in the Bollywood.

John is often termed as pin-up boy and was selected as the 'Sexiest actor of Bollywood. He is considered a youth idol and girls are allured to him.   

John belongs to Mumbai and was born on 17th December 1972. His father is a Christian architect from Alwaye, Kerala, and his mother, Phiroza Irani, a Parsi from Mumbai. His Parsi name was Farhan, but his father changed it to ‘John’.  He has a younger brother, Alan.

John completed his basic education from Bombay Scottish School. He was brilliant student in school and was captain of the soccer team. He joined Jai Hind College to complete graduation in economics and then completed his Masters at Mumbai Educational Trust.

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He joined as a Media Planner at Enterprise-Nexus, an Ad agency in Mumbai. According to reports, one day a model did not turn up for shoot and John got the chance to fit his place. With this he started his career in modelling.  

John Abraham actually began his acting career when he was offered a role by the producer Pritish Nandy. Though the project was shelved after some shooting, it gave John the opportunity to hone his acting talents.   

John made his debut in Indian film industry with Jism, released in 2003 for which he got huge appreciation. After that the talented star appeared in films such as Saaya’ (2003), ‘Aetbar’ (2004) and ‘Paap’ (2004) but these films did not do well.

John gained huge fame in ‘Dhoom’ (2004), which was a runaway success and his villainous role of ‘Kabir was highly praised. Other films of John like; Kaa’, Viruddh, Water and Garam Masala were average. In ‘Garam Masala,’ John played a comic role and was praised by the audiences. In ‘Water,’ he gained critical appreciation.  

In 2006, John Abraham appeared in "Rockstars Concert", along with Salman Khan, Zayed Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Esha Deol, Shahid Kapoor and Mallika Sherawat.

In acting career, John gave many super hit movies such as; ‘Dhoom’, 'Jism', 'Dostana' ‘New York’.  The success of these movies gave him huge popularity and he has become well established star in Indian Cinema.

In August 2013, John Abraham was seen as an actor-producer in the movie “Madras Cafe.” His is role as an undercover officer was much appreciated, though the film courted controversies.

John has been honoured with Rajiv Gandhi Award for his achievement in Bollywood. In his personal life, John had a long relationship with actress Bipasha Basu but recently they had a break-up. John is fond of bikes and he loves to ride them.

John abraham Latest News

Don't want to do destructive roles: John

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   6:46 pm
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor-producer John Abraham says he loves action as a genre, but doesn't want to do a destructive role. View More..

Midfield-heavy North East United FC eye better show in Season 3 (ISL profile)

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   12:18 pm
ATTN Editors: This is the sixth in a series of profiles of the teams participating in the Indian Super League that begins on October 1. View More..

'Force 2' trailer pays tribute to unsung heroes

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   11:56 am
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) The makers of "Force 2" have dedicated the Bollywood movie's trailer to all the heroes who have sacrificed their lives for the nation. A special slide has been added to the trailer to salute the "unrecognised martyrs", says director Abhinay Deo. View More..

Bollywood stars Jacqueline, Alia, Varun to perform at ISL opening ceremony

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   5:56 pm
Guwahati, Sep 28 (IANS) The opening ceremony of the Indian Super League (ISL) promises glitz and glamour with Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt, Jacqueline Fernandez and Varun Dhawan expected to perform on October 1 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium here, it was announced on Wednesday. View More..

'Force 2' trailer to come with 'M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story'

    Updated On : Sep 23,2016   3:44 pm
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The trailer of actor John Abraham starrer "Force 2" will be attached to the forthcoming biopic "M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story". View More..

Not interested in doing biopics: John Abraham

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   4:56 pm
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor John Abraham, who has appeared in films like "Jism", "No Smoking", "Garam Masala" and "Force", says he is not keen on starring in a biopic at the moment. View More..

Small screen reaches out to more people: John Abraham

    Updated On : Sep 19,2016   4:16 pm
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor John Abraham considers the small screen a platform which gives wider reach to films than the big screen itself. View More..

Manj Musik in talks with Kylie Jenner for 'Supermodel' single

    Updated On : Sep 09,2016   10:36 pm
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Music composer and singer Manj Musik, who is currently riding high on the success on his latest party number "Lak hilaade", has reportedly approached reality TV personality Kylie Jenner for his next Punjabi single titled "Supermodel". View More..

NorthEast United sign Manipur defender for 2016 ISL

    Updated On : Sep 07,2016   1:14 pm
Guwahati, Sep 7 (IANS) NorthEast United FC on Wednesday announced the appointment of central defender Salam Ranjan Singh for the 2016-17 season of the Indian Super League (ISL). View More..

John Abraham keen to shoot film in Arunachal

    Updated On : Sep 06,2016   11:50 pm
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Bollywood actor John Abraham, who has been named the brand ambassador of Aruncachal Pradesh Tourism, says he would like to shoot an entire film in the northeastern state. View More..

John Abraham new brand ambassador of Arunachal Pradesh

    Updated On : Sep 06,2016   9:58 pm
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor-producer John Abraham has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Arunachal Pradesh Tourism and he says he has always been fascinated with Northeast India. View More..

You're the best action hero: John to Sonakshi

    Updated On : Sep 01,2016   4:40 pm
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Actor-producer John Abraham has heaped praise on his "Force 2" co-star Sonakshi Sinha by calling her the best action hero. View More..

ISL: NorthEast United sign Alfaro, Florentino

    Updated On : Sep 01,2016   3:38 pm
Guwahati, Sep 1 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) on Thursday announced the signing of Uruguayan striker Emiliano Alfaro and Brazilian attacking midfielder Fabio Neves Florentino for the upcoming edition of the football tournament. View More..

Harshvardhan Rane waiting to star in Bejoy Nambiar's next

    Updated On : Sep 01,2016   2:48 pm
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Actor Harshvardhan Rane, who considers himself a "big admirer" of Bejoy Nambiar, says he is keenly waiting to start shooting for the filmmaker's next movie -- a remake of Mani Ratnam's 1988 film "Agninatchathiram". View More..

Easier for models to enter Bollywood: Mr. World 2016

    Updated On : Aug 27,2016   3:36 pm
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Rohit Khandelwal, the first Indian to win the coveted Mr. World title, dreams of entering Bollywood. He feels that things have now become a little easier for a model to enter the movie industry, thanks to model-turned-actors like John Abraham and Priyanka Chopra. View More..

I don't go with the trend: John Abraham

    Updated On : Aug 12,2016   6:18 pm
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Bollywood actor John Abraham says he doesn't like to do films that become a trend in the movie industry. View More..

Numbers matter as producer not as actor: John Abraham

    Updated On : Aug 11,2016   5:46 pm
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) John Abraham says box office numbers do not matter to him as an actor, but as a producer of a film he does get concerned. View More..

My struggles are getting harder: John Abraham (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Aug 09,2016   12:06 pm
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Actor John Abraham, who started out as a model before venturing into the Hindi film industry in 2003 with "Jism" and now even produces movies, says his struggles in showbiz have become harder with time as he has become tougher on himself. View More..

Stallone influenced my life to large extent: John Abraham

    Updated On : Aug 08,2016   5:10 pm
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Actor John Abraham says Hollywood superstar Sylvester Stallone has influenced his life in a huge way. View More..

Jacqueline Fernandez keen to work with SRK, Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Aug 06,2016   2:42 pm
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who starred with superstar Salman Khan in the 2014 actioner "Kick", now wants to work with Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan. View More..